Florida Department of Military Affairs State Employee Spotlight – Jennifer Perkins

Jennifer Perkins is a State of Florida employee with the Florida Department of Military Affairs (DMA), serving as Biological Scientist III at the Camp Blanding Joint Training Center. She was submitted for the Governor’s Spotlight recognition program.

According to the Department of Military Affairs Human Resources Director Joe Camit, Jennifer performs her work exceptionally well with the Camp Blanding Forestry and Environmental Section.

Jennifer Perkins helps protect the ecosystems and endangered species by conducting a Record of Environmental Consideration for  the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Camouflage Research and Development proposed site at Camp Blanding.

Jennifer Perkins helps protect the ecosystems and endangered species by conducting a Record of Environmental Consideration for the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Camouflage Research and Development proposed site at Camp Blanding.

Her scientific experience, consistent display of outstanding support, and her dedicated work ethic are indicative of the great asset she is to the Camp Blanding Forestry and Environmental section.She and members of her team (representing the Florida National Guard) each contributed expertise in their particular areas and were announced in October 2013 of their third place finish, out of 54 states and territories, for the 2013 Federal Environmental Quality-Non-Industrial Installation Award, in particular for their Pest Management program.

Jennifer has proven herself, time after time, providing exceptional service with dedication and loyalty expected by the citizens of the State of Florida, the Florida National Guard and the Department of Military Affairs.

About the Florida Department of Military Affairs. The Florida Department of Military Affairs provides management oversight of the Florida National Guard, and provides units and personnel ready to support national security objectives; to protect the public safety of citizens; and to contribute to national, state and community programs that add value to the United States of America and to the State of Florida. The Department of Military Affairs, a state agency created by Chapter 250, Florida Statutes, oversees and provides administrative support to the Florida National Guard. Directly responsive to the Governor of Florida, the Department and the Florida National Guard together operate within the policy guidance and fiscal framework of both federal and state authorities.